Ophelia speaks

adolescent girls write about their search for self by Sara Shandler

Publisher: HarperPerennial in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Ophelia speaks | Sara Shandler
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Subjects:

  • Teenage girls -- United States -- Psychology,
  • Teenage girls -- United States -- Physiology,
  • Self-esteem in adolescence -- United States,
  • Body image in adolescence -- United States,
  • Youths" writings, American

Edition Notes

StatementSara Shandler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ798 .S45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18091490M
ISBN 100060952970
LC Control Number99013534

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